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Dear Valleywood Residents:

Ontario’s ban on hand-held devices while driving has been in effect since October 26, 2009 and is still a major issue on our roads.   This law makes it illegal for drivers to talk, text, type, dial or email using a hand-held device of any kind.

Studies (click studies to view) show that a driver using a cell phone is four times more likely to be in a crash than a driver focused on the road.  Other studies show that dialing and texting carries the highest degree of risk of all cell phone-related activities. Police, paramedics and firefighters will continue to be allowed to use hand-held devices when performing their duties. All drivers may use hand-held devices to call 9-1-1. 

This is the law.

 

 

ROAD WATCH Caledon